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Europe stocks slip as Fed jitters eclipse M&A fever
(Updates with closing levels, details). * FTSEurofirst 300 falls 0.2 pct to two-week low. * Worries about U.S. rates and Scottish referendum.
US Stocks Jump as Investors Look to Fed on Rates  Wall Street Journal
Eight keys to Fed's September meeting  MarketWatch
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Alibaba investors beware: History not on your side
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is about to launch what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever.
The best Chinese stock NOT named Alibaba  CNNMoney
Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors  Chron.com
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Poverty in U.S. Declines for First Time Since Before Recession
The economic expansion that's now in its sixth year is finally showing signs of trickling down to the poorest Americans. The U.S.
US Poverty Rate Declines Slightly, Census Bureau Reports  New York Times
Poverty Rate Drops for the First Time Since 2006  ABC News
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Wholesale inflation flattens out in August
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Falling gasoline and food costs kept prices at the U.S. wholesale level unchanged in August, another sign of receding inflationary pressure.
US August producer price index flat vs. up 0.1% estimate  CNBC
Wholesale Prices in U.S. Were Little Changed in August  Bloomberg
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Tuesday Must Reads: PUC and PG&E Officials Ousted for Wrongdoing ...
1. The scandal involving PG&E and the state officials who are supposed to regulate the industry deepened with the firing of top executives and the revelation that the California Public Utilities Commission helped Pacific Gas & Electric select a favorable judge ...
PG&E officials leave posts over improper emails  The San Luis Obispo Tribune
PG&E officials removed for improper communications  San Mateo Daily Journal
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EPA Rejects Most of $511 Million Loan for Tappan Zee Project
A new Tappan Zee Bridge, scheduled for completion by 2018, is estimated to cost $3.9 billion. Credit �ngel Franco/The New York Times.
EPA Rejects Most of NY's $511 Million Tappan Zee Loan  Businessweek
EPA derails Cuomo's Tappan Zee funding plan  Chron.com
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Google-Style Tax Dodging Targeted as OECD Drafts Battle Plan
The tax-avoidance strategies that companies like Google Inc. (GOOG:US), Apple Inc. (AAPL:US) and Amazon.com Inc. use to escape more than $100 billion a year of levies in the U.S.
OECD rolls out anti-tax evasion measures  The Hill
OECD unveils proposals to curb corporate tax avoidance  Business Recorder
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UK pension fund criticises hedge fund fees
One of the UK's most influential public pension funds has branded high hedge fund fees as unjustifiable, adding to pressure on the industry one day after California's Calpers withdrew entirely from hedge funds.
Calpers Is Done With Hedge Funds; Paid $135 Million in Fees Last Year for 7 ...  Bloomberg
Giant Pension Manager Rejects Hedge Funds�Maybe You Should Too  TIME
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UPS to hire up to 95000 temp workers for holiday season
REUTERS - United Parcel Service Inc is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees it hires for this year's holiday shopping season as it aims to avoid a repeat of last year's network breakdown during the crucial period.
UPS Expects to Hire up to 95000 Seasonal Workers  ABC News
UPS plans massive holiday hiring  CBS News
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Richard Branson backs ride-sharing service Sidecar
San Francisco-based ride-sharing service Sidecar on Monday announced a US$15 million funding round that included backing by British billionaire Sir Richard Branson.
Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling  Entrepreneur (blog)
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